researchers is considered to be one of the most difficult tongue twister in the world. Are you able to quickly and correctly repeat this sentence five times in a row? Well, you have time to practice mastering these entertaining and challenging tongue twisters to show off your skills before November 8th, National Tongue Twister Day. Ideal for improving speech fluency, articulation, as well as reading skills, tongue twisters provide practical value to children and adults. This compilation of simple, silly, and seriously twisted tongue twisters are worth saving for routine practice. Try these 100 witty tongue twisters for improved conversational or public speaking skills and literacy benefits.
100 Witty Tongue Twisters for Improved Speech and Reading Benefits
Repeating tongue twisters to practice and improve clarity, pronunciation, and fluency can be fun. Try these for practice!
1- Sheena leads, Sheila needs.
2- Top chopstick shops stock top chopsticks.
3- A synonym for cinnamon is a cinnamon synonym.
4- Knit kilts for nasty nights.
5- Monkeys make monopoly monotonous.
6- The next nest will not necessarily be next to nothing.
7- Six sick slick slim sycamore saplings.
8- A box of biscuits, a batch of mixed biscuits.
9- A skunk sat on a stump and thunk the stump stunk, but the stump thunk the skunk stunk.
10- Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. Did Peter Piper pick a peck of pickled peppers? If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers, where's the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?
11- Red lorry, yellow lorry, red lorry, yellow lorry.
12- Unique New York
13- Betty Botter had some butter,
"But," she said, "this butter's bitter.
If I bake this bitter butter,
it would make my batter bitter.
But a bit of better butter-
that would make my batter better."
So she bought a bit of butter,
better than her bitter butter,
and she baked it in her batter,
and the batter was not bitter.
So 'twas better Betty Botter
bought a bit of better butter.
14- Six thick thistle sticks. Six thick thistles stick.
15- Is this your sister's sixth zither, sir?
16- A big black bug bit a big black bear,
made the big black bear bleed blood.
17- The sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick
18- Toy boat.
19- Green glass globes glow greenly.
20- Pope Sixtus VI's six texts.
21- I slit the sheet, the sheet I slit, and on the slitted sheet I sit.
22- She sells sea shells by the sea shore.
The shells she sells are surely seashells.
So if she sells shells on the seashore,
I'm sure she sells seashore shells.
23- Mrs. Smith's Fish Sauce Shop.
24- "Surely Sylvia swims!" shrieked Sammy,
surprised. "Someone should show Sylvia some strokes so she shall not sink."
25- A Tudor who tooted a flute
tried to tutor two tooters to toot.
Said the two to their tutor,
“Is it harder to toot
or to tutor two tooters to toot?”
26- Shy Shelly says she shall sew sheets.
27- Three free throws.
28- I am not the pheasant plucker,
I'm the pheasant plucker's mate.
I am only plucking pheasants
'cause the pheasant plucker's running late.
29- Sam's shop stocks short spotted socks.
30- A flea and a fly flew up in a flue.
Said the flea, "Let us fly!"
Said the fly, "Let us flee!"
So they flew through a flaw in the flue.
31- Knapsack straps.
32- Which wristwatches are Swiss wristwatches?
33- Lesser leather never weathered wetter weather better.
34- Old oily Ollie oils old oily autos.
35- The two-twenty-two train tore through the tunnel.
36- Silly Sally swiftly shooed seven silly sheep.
The seven silly sheep Silly Sally shooed shilly-shallied south.
These sheep shouldn't sleep in a shack,
sheep should sleep in a shed.
37- Twelve twins twirled twelve twigs.
38- Three gray geese in the green grass grazing.
Gray were the geese and green was the grass.
39- Many an anemone sees an enemy anemone.
40- Tragedy strategy.
41- Peggy Babcock
42- Cows graze in groves on grass which grows in grooves in groves.
43- The big black bug bled black blood.
44- Flash message.
45- Say this sharply, say this sweetly,
Say this shortly, say this softly.
Say this sixteen times in succession.
46- Six sticky sucker sticks.
47- If Stu chews shoes, should Stu
choose the shoes he chews?
48- Crisp crusts crackle crunchily.
49- Give papa a cup of proper coffee in a copper coffee cup.
50- Six sharp smart sharks.
51- What a shame such a shapely sash should such shabby stitches show.
52- Sure the ship's shipshape, sir.
53- Betty better butter baby's bread.
54- Of all the felt I ever felt,
I never felt a piece of felt
which felt as fine as that felt felt,
when first I felt that felt hat's felt.
56- Don't pamper damp scamp tramps that camp under ramp lamps.
57- Swan swam over the sea,
Swim, swan, swim!
Swan swam back again
Well swum, swan!
58- Six shimmering sharks sharply striking shins.
59- I thought a thought. But the thought I thought wasn't the thought I thought I thought.
60- Brad’s big black bath brush broke.
61- Thieves seize skis.
62- Chop shops stock chops.
63- Sarah saw a shot-silk sash shop full of shot-silk sashes
as the sunshine shone on the side of the shot-silk sash shop.
64- Strict strong stringy Stephen Stretch slickly snared six sickly silky snakes.
65- Susan shineth shoes and socks;
socks and shoes shines Susan.
She ceased shining shoes and socks,
for shoes and socks shock Susan.
66- Truly rural.
67- The blue bluebird blinks.
68- Betty and Bob brought back blue balloons from the big bazaar.
69- When a twister a-twisting will twist him a twist,
For the twisting of his twist, he three twines doth intwist,
But if one of the twines of the twist do untwist,
The twine that untwisteth the twist.
70- Untwirling the twine that untwisteth between,
He twirls, with his twister, the two in a twine;
Then twice having twisted the twines of the twine,
He twitcheth the twice he had twined in twain.
71- Fred fed Ted bread, and Ted fed Fred bread.
72- If one doctor doctors another doctor, does the doctor who doctors the doctor doctor the doctor the way the doctor he is doctoring doctors? Or does he doctor the doctor the way the doctor who doctors doctors?
73- Two trucky truckers truculently truckling to have truck to truck two trucks of truck.
74- Plaque-bearing prairie dogs.
75- Ed had edited it.
76- She sifted thistles through her thistle-sifter.
77- Give me the gift of a grip top sock, a drip-drape, ship-shape, tip-top sock.
78- While we were walking, we were watching window washers wash Washington's windows with warm washing water.
79- Freshly fried fresh flesh.
80- Pacific Lithograph
81- The crow flew over the river with a lump of raw liver.
82- Preshrunk silk shirts.
83- A bloke's back bike brake block broke.
84- A pleasant place to place a plaice is a place where a plaice is pleased to be placed.
85- I correctly recollect Rebecca MacGregor's reckoning.
86- Good blood, bad blood.
87- Quick kiss. Quicker kiss.
88- I saw Esau kissing Kate. I saw Esau, he saw me, and she saw I saw Esau.
89- Cedar shingles should be shaved and saved.
90- Lily ladles little Letty's lentil soup.
91- Amidst the mists and coldest frosts,
with stoutest wrists and loudest boasts,
he thrusts his fist against the posts
and still insists he sees the ghosts.
92- Shelter for six sick scenic sightseers.
93- Listen to the local yokel yodel.
94- There was a young fisher named Fischer
Who fished for a fish in a fissure.
The fish with a grin,
Pulled the fisherman in;
Now they're fishing the fissure for Fischer.
95- Pretty Kitty Creighton had a cotton batten cat.
The cotton batten cat was bitten by a rat.
The kitten that was bitten had a button for an eye,
And biting off the button made the cotton batten fly.
96- Suddenly swerving, seven small swans swam silently southward, seeing six swift sailboats sailing sedately seaward.
97- The ochre ogre ogled the poker.
98- Three twigs twined tightly.
99- Shredded Swiss cheese.
100- The soldiers shouldered shooters on their shoulders.
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